[fawr-sahy-kuh l, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌsaɪ kəl, ˈfoʊr-/
noting or pertaining to an internal-combustion engine in which a complete cycle in each cylinder requires four strokes, one to draw in air or an air-fuel mixture, one to compress it, one to ignite it and do work, and one to scavenge the cylinder.
(US & Canadian) relating to or designating an internal-combustion engine in which the piston makes four strokes for every explosion Equivalent term (in Britain and certain other countries) four-stroke Compare two-stroke
- Four-deal bridge
noun 1. a version of bridge in which four hands only are played, the players then cutting for new partners
[fawr-di-men-shuh-nl, fohr-] /ˈfɔr dɪˈmɛn ʃə nl, ˈfoʊr-/ adjective, Mathematics. 1. of a space having points, or a set having elements, which require four coordinates for their unique determination. adjective 1. having or specified by four dimensions, esp the three spatial dimensions and the dimension of time: a four-dimensional continuum
[fawr, fohr] /fɔr, foʊr/ noun 1. a cardinal number, three plus one. 2. a symbol of this number, 4 or IV or IIII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. a playing card, die face, or half of a domino face with four pips. 5. fours, Jazz. alternate four-bar passages, as played […]
[foo r-drin-ee-er] /fʊərˈdrɪn i ər/ noun 1. a machine for manufacturing paper. /fʊəˈdrɪnɪə/ noun 1. a particular type of paper-making machine that forms the paper in a continuous web